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Lassa fever: Edo Pledges Cooperation Towards Elimination As NCDC Monitoring Team Visits

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Edo State Commissioner for Health Prof. Obehi Akoria has assured the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) of the state’s resolve to strengthen its collaboration…


Butt Enlargement Surgery Can Lead To Death, Surgeon Warns

Reading Time: 2 minutes Dr. David Egbeogu, a Lagos-based plastic surgeon, has warned that complications from butt enhancement can lead to death, particularly if conducted by a quack. Dr.…


NCDC: Nigeria Has Detected 49 Omicron COVID-19 Cases

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says Nigeria has recorded 49 cases of the Omicron COVID variant. The agency disclosed this during a media…


1 in 4 Nigerians Suffers From Mental Illness, WHO Urges FG To Improve Mental Health Care

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The World Health Organization revealed that one in four Nigerians are suffering from some sort of mental illness. This number potentially rises as the pandemic…


Travellers To Be Vaccinated On Arrival In Ghana

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Returning citizens and residents to Ghana will be vaccinated from Monday against COVID-19 upon arrival at the airport if they have not received shots. Ghana’s…


Nigeria Accounted For 27% Of Half Of Malaria Deaths Worldwide In 2020 – WHO

Reading Time: 2 minutes The World Health Organisation (WHO) says six countries, including Nigeria, accounted for around 50 percent of malaria deaths worldwide in 2020. The organisation disclosed this…


Nigeria On High Alert For Malaria, Health Expert Says

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Oyo State Coordinator, US President’s Malaria Initiative for States (PMI-S), Dr Oluwayemisi Ayandipo, expressed her concern on the proportion of pregnant women that did not…


COVID-19: Omicron Has Not Been Detected In Nigeria – NCDC

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made the revelation in an update about the new COVID-19 variant. The NCDC made this known to Nigerians…